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5 Habits of Happily Married Couples
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5 Habits of Happily Married Couples

The most happily married couples aren’t born with a special ability to create harmonious relationships. They are not necessarily people from perfect families, that had ideal childhoods. Their marital satisfaction isn’t a result of incredible levels of compatibility between their characters. Even shared values, goals, and mission in life don’t […]

You Know You’re in a Bad Relationship When…
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You Know You’re in a Bad Relationship When…

Relationships are tough. Once the romance and newness wear off, you’re going to fight. We’re not against couples fighting; we worry about couples who never fight. And let’s be clear, there’s a lot to fight about: financial stress, flirty coworkers, children, stepchildren, stressful jobs, in-laws… But how do you know […]

When It’s Essential to Get Mad at Your Partner
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When It’s Essential to Get Mad at Your Partner

By Amy Kay Cole, PhD and Anne Laptin, MS, LCSW Our clients tend to be very nice. Sometimes excessively so. Most people were raised to be nice. Who doesn’t want to be considered a nice person? About ten years ago, people were driving around with bumper stickers that read “mean […]

8 Success Keys to Rewarding Relationships
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8 Success Keys to Rewarding Relationships

All successful relationships have common characteristics. This is true whether the relationship is romantic, work-related, casual, or familial. Relationships are more stable and satisfying when all parties are on the same page. . Practice these ideas in all of your relationships: 1. Accept responsibility. Forget about 50-50. Take full responsibility […]

5 Unsuspecting Ways to Have a Stellar Relationship
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5 Unsuspecting Ways to Have a Stellar Relationship

So about that ‘happily ever after…’ Seven years ago, I met an amazing man. It was an idyllic setting: a tantra retreat in the Caribbean, love at first sight, yada, yada. We knew very quickly that we wanted to be together and had a sense it would become a long-term […]

Empowering Him Means Accepting Him as He Is
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Empowering Him Means Accepting Him as He Is

Women love to try and change men. Go on, admit it, you know you do. How many times have you watched a movie and fallen for the bad guy and deep down you “knew” you could change him? Just think of American Psycho starring Christian Bale. Millions of women were […]

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